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  1. Good luck with that... Just out of curiosity...

    Good luck with that...

    Just out of curiosity (and you don't have to answer), is this a political, economic or quality based request?

    EDIT: Well, apparently it wasn't as hard to find as I...
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    Yeah...wasn't really thinking there :doh: I'm...

    Yeah...wasn't really thinking there :doh:

    I'm sticking with 2 flute only though; 4 flutes at router rpm = burn city.
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    1st one has gotta be Silky Oak. Pass on number 2...

    1st one has gotta be Silky Oak. Pass on number 2 though
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    I reckon you could get away with 3 or 4 mm in a...

    I reckon you could get away with 3 or 4 mm in a router, probably stick to HSS over carbide though (and 2-flute ONLY); they're a bit more flexible so less likely to snap.
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    Something like this maybe? Too small? 1.5mm ID...

    Something like this maybe? Too small? 1.5mm ID PVC Tube Clear Plastic Pipe - High Grade Hose - 1/16" inch - Small Bore | eBay
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    You can get pretty much any size you want,...

    You can get pretty much any size you want, they're very commonly used in the engineering world for 3D contouring. Look for "ball nose endmills"

    Down to 3mm here TiN HSS 2 Flute Ball Nose End Mills...
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    The stuff you bought should be just fine. Satin...

    The stuff you bought should be just fine. Satin was just the first link, obviously you can use whatever gloss level you want
  8. I'm with Rob on this; the grain and ring patterns...

    I'm with Rob on this; the grain and ring patterns look very much like Cherry, but something's just not quite right.... I don't suppose it's something like Kauri or NZ (Silver?) Beech?
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    :whs: PVA is fine for chair and table frames...

    :whs:

    PVA is fine for chair and table frames and most other joinery, but avoid it on anything where the joint will be sanded flat and visible (table tops, laminated legs/posts, etc.); PU was...
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    I'd probably go with 3 coats of something like...

    I'd probably go with 3 coats of something like this Cabot's 1L CFP Water Based Satin Floor | Bunnings Warehouse
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    Checked the 2 pedestal grinders at work: 6"...

    Checked the 2 pedestal grinders at work:

    6" Waldown CNT/7 1/2 HP 3-phase with a white wheel on one and scotchbrite other end: 2 mins 30 sec from 3000 rpm
    8" Brobo Waldown 1 HP single phase with a...
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    Oh gawd did you really have to re-open this? It...

    Oh gawd did you really have to re-open this? It was quite happily dead for over a year and now we gotta go through it all over again :doh:
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    Can you post some pics of the colour variation...

    Can you post some pics of the colour variation you're talking about?

    As any furniture maker will tell you, timber is always going to have natural colour variations and no one is going to guarantee...
  14. When I'm spending my own money I also only buy...

    When I'm spending my own money I also only buy quality and when building for others I recommend they do the same.

    Expensive is cheap in the long run; you buy it once, you install it once and you...
  15. Still cheap.

    Still cheap.
  16. Sorry, but if you think $40 a pair for drawer...

    Sorry, but if you think $40 a pair for drawer runners is ridiculous then you really need to re-evaluate your expectations.

    The secret to ball bearing runners is to not use them, you need to start...
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    you'd probably get more help on the metalwork...

    you'd probably get more help on the metalwork forum...
    Metal Work Forums
  18. IMPORTANT 8:05pm Melbourne time 46 seconds to load this...

    8:05pm Melbourne time

    46 seconds to load this thread, 8 seconds to get the reply box, 59 seconds to post this reply (including the "are you sure you want to leave this page" message from Chrome at...
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    It sure looks like redgum with those gum veins

    It sure looks like redgum with those gum veins
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    Sounds ok to me

    Sounds ok to me
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    You should be up there too mate ;)

    You should be up there too mate ;)
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    Thanks Graeme, it's about the only honour roll...

    Thanks Graeme, it's about the only honour roll I've been on :B

    I'd like to add auscab to the list
  23. :wts: At my old work I think we went up to 800...

    :wts:

    At my old work I think we went up to 800 between coats for oil, but anything poly we stopped at 180 or 240.
  24. 18 is Euro Beech I kinda want to say 13 is...

    18 is Euro Beech

    I kinda want to say 13 is just fiddleback Vic Ash/Tas Oak but not super confident.

    Pass on the rest. I feel like I should know more of them because they do look familiar, maybe...
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    As long as the motors are spinning the right way...

    As long as the motors are spinning the right way for the cutters that are there, it doesn't really matter which way they go in the grand scheme of things. The load is so small that the collets would...
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    Assuming it's the same as every other edgebander...

    Assuming it's the same as every other edgebander around, yes they should.
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    More like too hard. All they need to do is change...

    More like too hard. All they need to do is change a few dimensions in their CAD/CAM package, the software sorts out the rest

    I think you're forgetting the biggest advantage: significantly reduced...
  28. You're gonna have to dress/sand the stain off...

    You're gonna have to dress/sand the stain off first.
  29. 18 probably euro beech (endgrain pic will confirm)

    18 probably euro beech (endgrain pic will confirm)
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    That doesn't fill me with confidence... Our...

    That doesn't fill me with confidence... Our thicknesser head was custom made by Byrd as they didn't stock the early model of our machine (SCM S63 L'Invincible) and, despite providing a clearly...
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    The Tersa head has self-setting straight blades,...

    The Tersa head has self-setting straight blades, so they can be accepted as a reference in this case, the replacement helical head will similarly be a fixed reference that must be worked around.
    ...
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    I don't believe Jarrah was ever treated even to...

    I don't believe Jarrah was ever treated even to build bridges :2tsup:
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    I'd be very surprised if it was treated, Jarrah...

    I'd be very surprised if it was treated, Jarrah is more than durable enough on its own. Just make sure you fill any cracks and nail holes with resin before you oil the board as you don't want bits of...
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    Like I said before, changing the head is the easy...

    Like I said before, changing the head is the easy part, it's what happens afterwards that could go a few ways.

    If the cutting diameter on the replacement head is identical (within 0.01-0.02mm) to...
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    Had a perfect example today of how I like to...

    Had a perfect example today of how I like to work; I need to make up a small cutter guard for one of our machines. I basically know how I want it to look and function, so it's easiest to do a rough...
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    Not that specific machine, but I did the...

    Not that specific machine, but I did the conversions for both jointer and thicknesser at my old work and it's generally not a complex operation by itself (just unbolt parts until you have access,...
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    It'a basically a glorified vacuum cleaner; good...

    It'a basically a glorified vacuum cleaner; good for hand held power tools where the extraction point is right next to the dust source, but I suspect it simply can't move enough air to be useful with...
  38. IMPORTANT It was good but seems to be slowing down again :/

    It was good but seems to be slowing down again :/
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    He presents really well and the work he does is...

    He presents really well and the work he does is very impressive; definitely worth checking out his other videos


    I suspect you could get most of it here, or something similar, but I'd hate to see...
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    Custom 3-way clamping table

    I follow an art restorer on youtube and he built this ingenious device to ensure perfect alignment when clamping a panel (in this case, a broken painting on oak boards). Panel clamps are cool and...
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    70x25 is coffee table size, dining table rails...

    70x25 is coffee table size, dining table rails should be in the vicinity of 125x35 or thereabouts
  42. IMPORTANT Yep, slow on and off here as well. What I...

    Yep, slow on and off here as well.

    What I don't understand is that the metalwork forum rarely (never?) seems to have the same issue :?
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    I reckon the chances of positive identification...

    I reckon the chances of positive identification are slim to none and the chances of being able to get an identical replacement are even lower.
  44. +1 for Mirka, I bought myself a CEROS to use at...

    +1 for Mirka, I bought myself a CEROS to use at work (even smaller than the DEROS) and, after 7 years, I'm quite confident saying it is the single best sander available to purchase
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    Or see if you can get an offcut of Laminex...

    Or see if you can get an offcut of Laminex benchtop; then you get the thickness plus a smooth, low-friction, hard-wearing surface
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    I'm pretty sure that doesn't exist; the ID of the...

    I'm pretty sure that doesn't exist; the ID of the bearing has to be 1/4" to fit over the shank...which leaves nothing for the bearing itself
    If you want a top bearing, the smallest possible is 3/8",...
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    Given that waterjets can pretty comfortably cut...

    Given that waterjets can pretty comfortably cut 2" steel, I imagine it would be like butter
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    A full width cut in that material is going to be...

    A full width cut in that material is going to be a killer, especially with a straight bit. That stuff is very much the domain of CNC machines

    My machinist calculator app recommends about 8500 RPM...
  49. Glad wrap

    Glad wrap
  50. I think 9 is New Guinea Rosewood 6 kinda looks...

    I think 9 is New Guinea Rosewood

    6 kinda looks like Myrtle, but I'm not super confident on that
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